Arts/Culture

Uncovering queer histories: an afternoon with performer Tom Marshman

The Rife team interviews the LGBTQ+ theatre-maker on spirits, seances and aristocracy.
Arts/Culture / History / / Cohort 9

Philosophy should be taught in primary schools

Aaron ruminates on why he reckons the infamously lofty subject should be taught to younger children

Why are we so bad at talking about family illness?

When Tim found out about her mum's cancer, she felt paralysed.
Arts/Culture / Film / Social Issues / / Tim Lo

Somebody's Child: an expression of love

Tim’s debut solo film is an expression of love created in response to her mother’s illness.
Art / Arts/Culture / Bristol / Film / / Tim Lo

BUTTERFLY: a new play uncovering untold queer stories in Bristol

Director Sam Jones talks us through his play about queer stories that have been purposely buried - until now The...
Arts/Culture / Bristol / / Rife Editor

Talking Princess & The Hustler: insight, industry and imposter syndrome

Kudzai Sitima and Emily Burnett of Princess & the Hustler offer advice to aspiring young actors

Things full of beans that shouldn’t be full of beans: from Bristol to viral

Aaron talks to one of the people behind the disgustingly compulsive meme page and asks him, 'why?'
Arts/Culture / Bristol / / Aaron Drapkin

Talking Princess & the Hustler: blackness, beauty and British stories

Kudzai and Emily discuss colourism, activism and the importance of telling black British stories

Boys Like Us: a journey through identity and self-discovery

Filmmaker Mikael Techane’s debut short film ‘Boys Like Us’ is an affecting reflection on the pains of growing up.
Art / Arts/Culture / Bristol / Film / / Mikael Techane

Representation onscreen and in the director's chair

  Samantha asks why female directors are so few and far between - and what we can do about it The...
Arts/Culture / Film / / Samantha Dunn